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PhD studies

PhD studies (also known as third cycle programmes) in Sweden are stipulated to take four years of full time studies. Additional time (up to one year) is usually added for teaching.

PhD at NanoLund

NanoLund is Sweden’s largest research environment for interdisciplinary nanoscience and nanotechnology, engaging more than 130 PhD students in sciences ranging from engineering to natural sciences and medicine. PhD students constitute roughly 1/3 of the staff engaged in NanoLund and are an important and integrated part of the research conducted.

Research schools

The research schools listed here below are open to interested students.

PhD courses

Below you can find useful links for PhD studies at different faculties at Lund University.

Available PhD positions

Instead of being employed by NanoLund, all scientists, including PhD students, are employed by research departments and can become members of NanoLund.

Here you will find all available PhD student positions at Lund University in English.

For more information on currently available PhD positions with relevance to NanoLund, visit Career Opportunities.

Career Opportunities at NanoLund